Sharpsburg

A taste for line dancing

A taste for line dancing

Members of the Sharpsburg Country Western Line Dance Show Team really put on a show at the annual Taste of Fayette community event held May 18 in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Assisted living plan approved for Thomas Crossroads

A proposal to rezone nearly 19 acres behind the Publix shopping center and Tractor Supply store at Thomas Crossroads from RC (rural conservation) and C-6c (to minor shopping center) for use as an assisted living complex received unanimous approval April 22 by the Coweta County Commission. Read More»

Father, daughter pulled from fiery wreck near movie theater Sunday

A March 30 car crash in front of the NCG Cinemas at the intersection of Ga. highways 34 and 54 just west of Peachtree City resulted in a vehicle fire and a heroic — and successful — effort to remove two passengers from the burning car.

Ga. State Patrol Sgt. James Corbett said the March 30 accident occurred at approximately 7 p.m. at the traffic signal at Ga. highway 34 and 54 at the entrance to the NCG Cinemas area. Read More»

Dickinson to be ordained deacon at Christ the King

Paul Dickinson

Paul Dickinson of Sharpsburg will be ordained to the office and ministry of deacon in the Charismatic Episcopal Church on Sunday, April 27, at  6 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King. He received his bachelor of science in physics from San Diego State University and his master of ministry from St. Michael’s Seminary. Dickinson began his graduate studies at the Cathedral of St. Michael in San Clemente, Calf. and finished his requirements in Georgia. Read More»

Freddie Lamar Carr, 70, of Sharpsburg

Freddie Lamar Carr, 70, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away March 14, 2014.

Born on October 25, 1943 to Frances and Johnnie Carr, he grew up on a farm in LaGrange, Ga. and continued to remain active at the farm his entire adult life. He graduated from Georgia State University. He retired from IBM after 30+ years of dedicated service. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Mountville, Ga.; and a member of the Delta Hunting Club in South Georgia. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, tennis, and farming. Read More»

Recent seminary grads

Shown, front row (L-R), Bishop David Epps, Dr. Andy Ellis, Paul Dickinson, Dr. Robert Wills. Second row (L-R) assisting clergy: Dr. James Taylor, Peachtree City; the Rev. Deacon James Gardner, Tyrone; Father Jason Epps, Dean of the Cathedral, Senoia; and the Rev. Deacon Tony McGee, Newnan. Photo/Special.

Two men at the Cathedral of Christ the King were recently graduated from two different seminaries. Dr. Andy Ellis of Tyrone received the master of divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia / London, while Paul Dickinson of Sharpsburg received the master of ministry degree from St. Michael’s Seminary in San Clemente, Calif. The men were recognized in services at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Read More»

Dolores Cason Grimes, 83, of Sharpsburg

Dolores Cason Grimes, 83, of Sharpsburg, passed away February 26, 2014.

She graduated from Winthrop College in Rock Hill, S.C. and was a retired math teacher from Haralson County School System. She was a member of Peachtree City First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons Kevin and his wife, Jill Grimes of Sharpsburg and Brian Grimes of Douglasville; grandchildren Tiffany and Ashley Grimes of Sharpsburg; sister Charlene and her husband Donald Smith of Tallapoosa; brother Lindy and his wife Betty Cason of Dallas, Ga. and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Francis William Walker, 89, of Sharpsburg

Francis  William "Bill" Walker, 89, of Sharpsburg, passed away February 26, 2014. He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II and later retired from the Jacksonville, Florida Shipyards in 1988. He relocated to Sharpsburg, Ga. to be close to his family in 2001.  Bill was a devoted and loving husband and father. Known as "Poppie" to his grand kids and their children, he had a special gift with kids of all ages. Friend to many, stranger to none, he loved life and lived to serve others. Read More»

Misty L. Goss, 39, of Sharpsburg, Ga.

Misty L. Goss, 39, of Sharpsburg, passed away Feb. 15, 2014 at 9:51 p.m.

She leaves behind her husband, Norman C. Goss III; children, Jaydon Blake Goss, Jake Goss and Andeigh Goss; her mother, Cheryl and Chris Childers; her father, Richard and Tearra Southern and her brother Richie and Heather Southern; nephew, Hunter Southern and niece Aubree Southern; her in-laws, Norman C. and Sharon R. Goss Jr.; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Read More»

Cokes Chapel UMC launches Cokes Kids for Christ services

Last Sunday, Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church in Sharpsburg launched a youth-focused worship service dubbed Cokes Kids for Christ, or CKC. The service was designed for children in preschool to 12th grade. The service is held from 10-10:45 a.m. in the Contemporary Worship Center. Read More»

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